World Book Club

World Book Club

World Book Club invites the globe's great authors to discuss their best known novel. This monthly programme, presented by Harriett Gilbert, includes questions from World Service listeners.

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Coming Up

Coming Up

Swiss writer Joël Dicker will be discussing his novel The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair at the Hay Festival of Literature in Cartagena in January.  

Globally bestselling literary detective thriller about the disappearance of a 15-year-old New Hampshire girl.

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